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Cervelat vs. Turkey leg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cervelat and Turkey leg

  • Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, while Turkey leg has more Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 213% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Turkey leg is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork and Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.7%
Contains more Selenium +30%
Equal in Potassium - 273
Equal in Copper - 0.142
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 65% 15% 76% 25% 10% 85% 48% 3% 144%
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.7%
Contains more Selenium +30%
Equal in Potassium - 273
Equal in Copper - 0.142

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1310.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 44% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 20% 49% 56% 66% 79% 8% 49% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1310.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Folate +400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +352.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +243.8%
Contains more Protein +12%
Contains more Water +60.9%
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
20% 7% 73%
Protein: 19.54 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.69 g
Other: 1.05 g
Contains more Fats +352.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +243.8%
Contains more Protein +12%
Contains more Water +60.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +529.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.5%
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +529.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cervelat Turkey leg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Turkey leg Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 0g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 19.54g Turkey leg
Fats 30.43g 6.72g Cervelat
Carbs 3.33g 0g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 144kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0.85g Turkey leg
Calcium 9mg 17mg Turkey leg
Iron 2.04mg 1.72mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 21mg Turkey leg
Phosphorus 111mg 177mg Turkey leg
Potassium 260mg 273mg Turkey leg
Sodium 1300mg 74mg Turkey leg
Zinc 2.56mg 3.09mg Turkey leg
Copper 0.15mg 0.142mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.022mg Turkey leg
Selenium 20.3µg 26.4µg Turkey leg
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Turkey leg
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Turkey leg
Vitamin E 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg 0mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.077mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.211mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 2.947mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 1.09mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.34mg Turkey leg
Folate 2µg 10µg Turkey leg
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 0.39µg Cervelat
Choline 78.9mg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.219mg Turkey leg
Threonine 0.861mg Turkey leg
Isoleucine 0.998mg Turkey leg
Leucine 1.537mg Turkey leg
Lysine 1.809mg Turkey leg
Methionine 0.557mg Turkey leg
Phenylalanine 0.769mg Turkey leg
Valine 1.028mg Turkey leg
Histidine 0.598mg Turkey leg
Cholesterol 74mg 71mg Turkey leg
Saturated Fat 11.51g 2.06g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.03g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Turkey leg
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 2.06g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 1.83g Turkey leg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cervelat Turkey leg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
83%
Cervelat
25%
Turkey leg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Cervelat
47%
Turkey leg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg contains less Sodium (difference - 1226mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/nutrients
  2. Turkey leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171493/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.